Oshane Glacier
Location of Brabant Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region
Map showing the location of Oshane Glacier
Location of Oshane in Antarctica
LocationPalmer Archipelago
Coordinates64°05′30″S 62°28′00″W / 64.09167°S 62.46667°W / -64.09167; -62.46667
Length2 nmi (4 km; 2 mi)
Width1 nmi (2 km; 1 mi)
Thicknessunknown
TerminusGuyou Bay
Statusunknown

Oshane Glacier (Bulgarian: ледник Ошане, romanizedlednik Oshane, IPA: [ˈlɛdnik oˈʃanɛ]) is the 3 km long and 2.5 km wide glacier on Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica, situated south of Dodelen Glacier, west of Lister Glacier and north of Ralitsa Glacier. It drains the west slopes of Cushing Peak in Stribog Mountains, and flows westwards into Guyou Bay.

The glacier is named after the settlement of Oshane in Northwestern Bulgaria.

Location

Oshane Glacier is centred at 64°05′30″S 62°28′00″W / 64.09167°S 62.46667°W / -64.09167; -62.46667Coordinates: 64°05′30″S 62°28′00″W / 64.09167°S 62.46667°W / -64.09167; -62.46667. British mapping in 1980 and 2008.

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References

This article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria which is used with permission.

Brabant Island seen from northeast, with Anvers Island (on the right) and Antarctic Peninsula in the background.
Brabant Island seen from northeast, with Anvers Island (on the right) and Antarctic Peninsula in the background.